Norton County Hospital patient/visitor updates due to COVID-19 (updated February 4, 2021):
Visiting changes at Norton County Hospital (will go into effect on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021)
- Due to continued lower numbers of COVID-19 cases in Norton County, Norton County Hospital is opening its facilities more starting Feb. 5, 2021. Please be advised that policies could change at any time, based on the COVID-19 local environment.
- Here are the details:
- One visitor per patient, per day or visit, across the facility.
- That one visitor can come and go if needed (but no switching out of the one visitor during the day).
- No change to inpatient visiting hours (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
- Still no visitors 12 years or age and younger.
- Be prepared for temperature screening of all patients and visitors at facility entrances.
- Please continue to mask inside the facilities.
- Note that policies allow the hospital to make exceptions for certain circumstances (such as end-of-life).
- Norton County Hospital would like to thank the community for its work in keeping everyone healthy.
Again, these details are subject to change at any time. Please pay attention to and follow signs that are posted at the hospital and clinic facilities.
Visiting hours for Norton County Hospital are from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Doors will be locked/unlocked accordingly. Visitors should enter the hospital's east main entrance (look for the long covered walkway), turn left after the first set of doors to go to the main lobby, and follow directions to check in at the Nurses' Station. Feel free to park in the hospital's main lot adjacent to Hwy 36.
A few considerations:
- DO NOT visit patients if you are ill.
- All children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Please be sure to check in at the Nurses' Station prior to patient room entry.
- Visitors must not interfere with the activities of the professional staff.
Welcome to our hospital, and thank you for visiting!